Savvy Travelers to meet November 12

Savvy Travelers in Spain - Cohens, Hermanns, Halls, Agnes and Madeline

Savvy Travelers in Spain – Cohens, Hermanns, Halls, Agnes and Madeline

Jeanette Rajamaki

Join us Thursday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Room at Cottonwood Country Club. It’s a cruise night with Celebrity Cruises. Come meet Richard Fox, District Sales Manager. Catch up on Celebrity’s new promotion GoBIG – GoBetter – GoBest. Door prizes and lots of food and refreshments with new brochures for 2016.

The club is supporting Free Spirit Vacations by promoting their wonderful fall and winter getaways. These little two, three and four day getaways (mostly from Sun Lakes) offer you singles the opportunity to travel with your locals and be part of a group. If you need a copy of the complete list of the local trips call Donna at 480-861-3652 or Jeanette at 602-909-2000 and request a copy and we will mail it to you. Copies will be at the meeting also.

Last Month AMA Waterways offered great promotions in river cruising; call for availability at 602-909-2000. Remember, anyone can attend meetings we do not have dues or registration.

The Travel Club has a number of group trips scheduled so call to get more details – Jeanette at 602-909-2000 or Donna at 480-861-3652. There are some great Christmas holiday cruises out of Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera and Ft. Lauderdale to the Caribbean. Ray and Jeanette, along with Neil and MaryAnn Winters, will host the December 19 Christmas cruise out of Los Angeles; think about joining.

February 14 – Sweetheart’s cruise out of Galveston on the newly refurbished Liberty of the Seas. New Broadway production of Saturday Night Fever; ports of call: Belize, Honduras and Cozumel. Ice shows; ocean view $880 pp; cocktail party and $50 onboard credit. Call Jeanette for more details. We have 30 people booked.

February 12 – 10 night Oceania Cruise; 1250 passenger Riviera – Eastern Caribbean. Air, gratuities and $250 onboard credit. Hosted by Ann Turner.

April 29-May 11 Viking cruises – Rhine Rhapsody; hosted by Janet Rose and Dianne Burns – 10 days with Paris.

May 22 – 12 nights Rome to Istanbul on Oceania Cruises; all the Greek Isles included; air and free internet, four shore excursions, gratuities and $200 onboard credit as well as all specialty dining included – 12 people booked.

September 17-October 6 – 17 days grand European river cruise with Belgium – Viking Cruises; hosted by John and Patty Kear; limited space; reduced air $$$ off and $150 onboard credit.

The club is working on a cruise to Cuba. For the first time ever a ship has been approved to travel to Cuba starting in May 2016. The governments are only allowing a few sailings a month and they currently have one October 2 that is the most reasonable so we are thinking of doing a group but if that does not work call Jeanette for dates and pricing.